{urls} is about handling URLs in (La)TeX documents, commonly by using the \url macro provided by the {url} and {hyperref} packages.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
416 views

Using url package without hyperref makes link hit boxes erratic

I've currently got a url link in a footnote in my document. With the hyperref package, everything works correctly. Because the IEEE PDF Express tool doesn't like having the hyperref package, I've ...
6
votes
1answer
380 views

Publishing to Arxiv with Hyperlinks

In addressing this question the first thing to note is that everything works, compiles and displays correctly on my computer. However, when I go to upload my document to arXiv.org sometimes things ...
9
votes
2answers
338 views

How can I use mathematical symbols and other special characters in URLs in footnotes?

I want to footnote a URL which contains mathematical signs such as = and LaTeX asks me for a $ sign to take it to mathematical space (and therefore changing the font which is not suitable). How should ...
2
votes
2answers
151 views

\textbf{} not working inside Breakurl \burlalt

Below is my code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{breakurl} \usepackage{url} \hypersetup{ pdfpagemode=none,% colorlinks,% citecolor=blue,% filecolor=blue,% ...
3
votes
1answer
607 views

Hyperref package is causing error message

I am trying to typeset my document, but the including the hyperref package gives me the following error: The required file tex\latex\url\url.sty is missing. Now my problem can probably be ...
8
votes
5answers
338 views

Typesetting URL/URI/IRI in plain TeX

I would like to be able to allow line breaking on /'s, ?, and &'s. I understand I should change the \catcode's of those letters, but I don't want them to be global, but instead restricted to ...
2
votes
2answers
578 views

Too long website as footnote results in `Overfull \hbox`

I have a very long website as footnote and I get a warning message Overfull \hbox. This is the website: \footnote{Vgl.: ...
2
votes
0answers
103 views

Using UTF8 inside \path from the url package

Whereas there are certain rules for how a URL is to be formed (where non ascii letters are not really allowed). How about \path? I happend to try \path{æøå}, saved in latin1 this gives the expected ...
3
votes
1answer
135 views

Image link clickable in non-white areas (excluding the background)

Consider image sample below. I'm including it using \includegraphics and I have linked it to an url using \href. What I would like is to have it in the pdf file in such a way that the mouse would ...
3
votes
2answers
160 views

How to have an URL in PDF bookmark

I'm interested in having a PDF bookmark pointing to an attached file in the PDF. At least I know it is possible to have bookmarks pointing to an URL. See for instance the hyperref manual. You can see ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

Line breaking of URLs at “-”

I have a URL in my bibliography which line-breaks in an unpleasant way. The URL breaks as follows: http://www.mathworks.se/help/matlab/matlab_oop/(break) implementing-operators-for-your-class.html I ...
4
votes
1answer
268 views

Footnote with url in caption?

I try to put a url as a reference in a caption of a figure. But it seem to give all kinds of errors like: ! Argument of \@caption has an extra }. ! Paragraph ended before \contentsline was complete. ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Fix URL overfull

when I break the URL in the bbl file I had to do more than one step and it takes time, but I would like to know a way or a usepackage to break the URL automatically
6
votes
1answer
772 views

Insert some simple path in LaTeX document

I'd like to insert some simple linux path inline with the text in my LaTeX document by using basic elements like: \texttt{/usr/share/myspell/dicts/hyph_pl_PL.dic} ..but it failed and this error ...
2
votes
1answer
92 views

Properly link an url in Bibliography

How to properly link an url in Bibliography? I've tried this: @book{wiki4, label = {Razor}, author = {Wikipedia's collaborators}, date = {2014-01-01}, url = ...
5
votes
2answers
157 views

captionsetup url color select

I've changed my caption font color to gray as seen in the screenshot below. My problem is that references is black (which I've chosen in the hypersetup), how do I change this to be gray as the rest of ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Biblatex: escaped underscore in bib file prints as %5c in bibliography?

My reference manager escapes all underscores in URLs. I thought that was OK until I noticed it prints %5c in front of all URL underscores. How can I avoid this while still having the escaped ...
7
votes
2answers
322 views

Using commands inside \url?

How does one use commands inside \url{..}? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{url} ...
1
vote
1answer
274 views

Urldate field gets ignored

I need help :) I am writing in Danish and need citations in the harvard style. I am using the following minimum setup: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
1
vote
1answer
126 views

Automatically add a custom url on my bibliography, based on local url rewriting

I search a solution to automatically add a custom url on my bibliography, based on local url rewritting. For example, i have a biblatex entry into library.lib with local pdf url like this : ...
6
votes
1answer
78 views

How to overcome limitations of \url{}?

One major limitation of the url package is that "the argument must not contain unbalanced braces.". However I have the problem that sometimes URLs I have to include in my document do not satisfy this ...
4
votes
1answer
527 views

URL citation: Control breaks and add 'Accessed' as prefix text

Please consider the following BibTex reference output (source can be found below): I am using \bibliographystyle{plain} as the output fits the requirements of a paper I'm writing. I tried natbib, ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

Using URL in a LaTeX bibtex file

I'm using bibtex for my bibliography in LaTeX. I would like to use URL's and I need to cite. How do I add URLs into the .bib file. Also, I am using chicago as a bibliographystyle. I wrote the ...
3
votes
3answers
169 views

.bib file causes build crash, url error

I have this code in my .bib file: @misc{akcelerometry, author = {Prof. Ing. Miroslav Husák, CSc.}, title = "Akcelerometry {[online]}", url = ...
3
votes
1answer
216 views

Showing last accessed / urldate field with babelbib

Apparently babelbib displays the last accessed/urldate field by default, but it doesn't seem to work for me. I tried to change the bibliographystyle, but that didn't fix it either. In addition I can't ...
11
votes
2answers
640 views

Type '{' '}' in url

I would like to type brace symbol inside a URL using the url or hyperref package. Is there a way to do that ? (the idea is to typeset REST-like URL, as for example, http://foo.bar/orders{orderID}
0
votes
1answer
119 views

How to change the font of a URL from \ttfamily to Euclid? [duplicate]

I would like to include a clickable URL in a text written in LaTeX. For that I included the package hyperref. The result obtained by \url gives a clickable link written in \ttfamily (the default ...
26
votes
2answers
428 views

Automating the appearance of email addresses as images

Publishing pdf manuscripts on the web with emails embedded in the file results in spam. More generally, I am looking for a way to automate the conversion of a string to an image. It's quite easy to ...
2
votes
1answer
399 views

How to make url in footnote clickable?

How to make url in footnote clickable? Currently I have: \paragraph{Some text \protect\footnote{xyz available at \protect\url{https://someplace.org}}} The footnote appears just fine but nothing ...
1
vote
2answers
298 views

biblatex: make “authors” hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN and url breaklink issue in hyperref

This is a follow up question to biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available) and biblatex: make title hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN! First , I have an issue with breaklinks=true ...
2
votes
2answers
118 views

Line goes out of paragraph, when I give hyperlink

I'm trying to hyperlink \url{http://brollace.blogspot.de/2012/03/havok-tutorial-content-tools-part-1.html.}, but when I compile it, the line goes out of the boundary of paragraph. Can anybody knows ...
6
votes
2answers
123 views

Is it possible to strip the protocol in \url?

I would like to have commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_Unknot.png as text for the link https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_Unknot.png As I want line-breaking, I can't use ...
5
votes
2answers
174 views

Links don't compile properly on pdflatex

For some reason, I can't get a link to generate when I use the \hyperref package with pdfLaTeX compiler. \hyperref[this is link text]{www.google.com} yields only a plain unformatted "www.google.com" ...
11
votes
2answers
747 views

Biblatex: use doi only if there is no URL

Is there a way to insert a doi of an entry only in case it is missing a URL field? It happens a lot that the doi and URL are essentially the same, and inserting them both yields a redundancy. I am ...
5
votes
2answers
316 views

Problem with references! Need to line-break urls

I am writing a paper and I have already added the references through bibtex. There is something I don't like about the online references, they get to stretched out, from one side of the page to the ...
2
votes
1answer
255 views

«Undefined reference» when using an URL in Bibtex

I'm trying to cite a Webpage in a latex report but it always fails during the compilation. Here is my .tex : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
1
vote
3answers
238 views

how to deal with Long URL in LaTeX

I am a green hand in LaTeX. I sought online and found a lot of posts about the question I asked. However, I cannot follow their instructions. Could anyone give me a hand ? (OS is ubuntu 12.04.) The ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

How can I use natbib and make my reference list resemble apalike?

My question is related to here and here, but I could not yet find a satisfying answer. I will use the same example from this post. I like the apalike reference style but I have trouble with breaking ...
4
votes
1answer
87 views

Conflict between eplain urls and pgf(math)

I tried to insert a hyperlink with xetex and eplain, and here is what happens. \input eplain \enablehyperlinks \input pgfmath \href{http://www.google.com}{google} \bye prints this weird error in ...
5
votes
1answer
54 views

retain only the domain name of url and print in bibliography as organisation

How can I define a command to retain only the domain name of a link e.g. http://www.google.com/search?=bang will give only google.com and display it as organisation field for a url reference? Many ...
3
votes
1answer
212 views

How to adjust \UrlFont according to its placement (footnote vs. bibliography)?

In my previous post I learned how to make the URL and DOI font smaller. However there is an issue with the URL font size in footnotes specifically, because the font size is already smaller there. When ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

How to fix the URL and DOI font? Say, make it smaller

I am using Biblatex to handle the full citations in footnotes and the bibliography. With @online Bibtex/Biblatex entries, I understand the DOI and URL fields in a citation need to be in some special ...
4
votes
2answers
409 views

Why is hyperref inverting URL /'s to a backslash

This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
1
vote
0answers
236 views

Citing a url with bibtex using \url does not show url [closed]

I am using BibTeX with ieeetran.bst to format my bibliography and I would like to cite a URL. Initially I tried using the following code: @electronic{Nobelprize.org2009, Author = ...
2
votes
1answer
315 views

How to solve problem with url and hyperref packages?

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,urlcolor=blue]{hyperref} %Hyperlinks \begin{document} Fatal error: Call to undefined method ...
15
votes
2answers
501 views

Crawler Resistance Email Address

So I have my CV publicly available on my website and it has both my email address on it, and the email addresses of my references. In the interest of protecting my self and them from spam, I was ...
3
votes
0answers
50 views

Space is sometimes gobbled with microtype and url

I experimented with condensing URLs slightly and thought everything worked fine, until I noted a problem in the final proofreading. The first "this" in the following minimal example seems to have no ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

Clickable URL gets segmented by the new line? [duplicate]

In my reference, I have a clickable link. It is cut into two lines automatically. Problem comes when I click it. When I click it, the part in the 2nd line is not included. I am directed to the ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Inserting a clickable URL into moderncv not working anymore

I tried inserting a clickable URL into ModernCV but somehow the output doesn't feature a clickable URL. This has worked in the past(on Ubuntu 12.04; with few changes such as including hyperref. Not ...
6
votes
1answer
148 views

url in footnote spans two pages

In my document LaTeX has chosen to continue a long footnote on the next page. That's usually just fine. But in this case the page break in the footnote is inside a url, so the whole second page is a ...